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Apr 6

April 6, 2018

Discover Goodwill offers IT, CDL, and Diesel Technology Training

These training programs offer a blended learning environment: a combination of online and face-to-face learning experiences to meet the needs of adult learners. Students have access to online video instruction 24/7, in addition to live facilitator support. Courses include Microsoft Office Series III, A+ Comprehensive, Network+, Diesel Lube Technician, and Diesel Fleet Maintenance Technician.      For more information, please contact Miriam Yost at 719-381-9463/myost@discovermygoodwill.org or visit www.discovermygoodwill.org. COST: Security+ is FREE due to Google grant (12-week program, 20 hours/week) – Information about…

Posted in Education, Employment, Training

Apr 6

April 6, 2018

#MilChat in April – Retirement & Investing

We’re only a week away from the April 2018 edition of #MilChat!  If you haven’t already, mark your calendars for Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1pm.  Some of the questions we’ll be discussing during this month’s chat focusing on Retirement & Investing for the Military Community, in celebration of Financial Literacy Month (#FLM2018) include the following: How can military members and families get started on saving? How do you calculate how much you’ll need for retirement? What types of fraud should…

Posted in Community Resource, Training

Mar 15

March 15, 2018

Priority of Service for Military at Pikes Peak Workforce Center

Looking for new or better employment in the Colorado Springs area? Pikes Peak Workforce Center offers priority to military: Veterans Transitioning Military Service Members Military Spouses Services include Free training/certification Individualized career development On the job training/paid internships Contact 719-667-3832 or visit www.ppwfc.org for more information.

Posted in Employment, Training

Feb 21

February 21, 2018

My Training Hub via Military OneSource

Did you know that Military OneSource offers free training through My Training Hub? My Training Hub is a web-based training site that provides self-directed, user-focused courses on quality-of-life topics for military families and useful information for the service providers who support them. It’s accessible 24/7, anywhere with an internet connection. VisitMy Training Hub https://www.militaryonesource.mil/web/mos/training-resources to view the latest course offerings on topics such as: Financial Readiness: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/financial-readiness Five courses outline the fundamentals of money management and investment strategies, for service members…

Posted in Government Resource, Training

Feb 15

February 15, 2018

IT Training Information Session – 21Feb18

Interested in a career in Information Technology? Discover Goodwill is hosting A+, Network+, and Security+ certification training. Visit the information session for more information: February 21, 5:30pm Discover Goodwill: 1460 Garden of the Gods Road, CO Springs, CO 80907 Call 719-381-9463 for more information COST: Security+ is FREE due to Google grant (12-week program, 20 hours/week) – Information about the grant can be found at https://www.csbj.com/2018/01/10/goodwill-gets-grant-to-provide-it-training/ and an informative video can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=uF2u2x05Yss A+ and Network+ fee depends on income and…

Posted in Education, Training

Feb 15

February 15, 2018

Blended Retirement System Webinar – 27Feb18

The Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness is hosting this Blended Retirement System webinar: Tuesday, February 27 12pm-1pm The new #BlendedRetirement System officially launched on Jan. 1, 2018. Please save the date and join our webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 2pm EST as Mr. Andy Corso, the Assistant Director of Military Compensation Policy, presents on a wide variety of Blended Retirement System topics including: • BRS basics • Opt-in eligibility and requirements • TSP account options • Matching and automatic…

Posted in Community Event, Training

Feb 15

February 15, 2018

Take Charge of Your Finances – Dynamic Group Discussion

  Take Charge of Your Finances Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, 8-9 p.m. ET Wednesday and Feb. 21, 2018, 2-3 p.m. ET Facilitated by: Fred Koch, MS, AFC, CCRR Military OneSource is pleased to offer dynamic group discussions where you can see, text and chat with licensed counselors and a small group of other service members and their families online. Join our discussion led by a financial counselor and get tips how to balance your budget, save for major purchases and…

Posted in Community Event, Military OneSource, Relationships, Training

Feb 8

February 8, 2018

11th Annual Veterans Small Business Conference

Are you a Veteran or Service Member who is looking to start or grow a business? This conference can help! Thursday, April 5, 7:30am-2:30pm The Pinery – 775 Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80905 Tickets available at www.pikespeaksbdc.org $10/attendee includes breakfast and lunch Questions? sbdc@elpasoco.com or 719-667-3803 Don’t miss out on the year’s premier business training event for veteran entrepreneurs! Join the Colorado Small Business Development Center for a day full of training, resources and networking at the beautiful Pinery…

Posted in Employment, Training

Jan 31

January 31, 2018

Healthy Marriage Workshops for Military Couples

The Center for Relationship Education is providing FREE marriage workshops! Thursday, February 8 at Schriever AFB Thursday, March 1 at Peterson AFB Friday, March 23 at Buckley AFB This workshop equips you with tools to prepare for, improve, or repair your marriage by creating a relationship that is dynamic and satisfying! This format is designed for couples that are dating, engaged, or married. You will learn essentials for creating a thriving, healthy marriage. Some of the topics covered include: Effective…

Posted in Relationships, Training

Jan 26

January 26, 2018

Federal Jobs Symposium – 31Jan18

Interested in applying for Federal positions through USA Jobs? This symposium can help…at no cost to you! 31 Jan 2018 8:00am – 12:30pm Castro Building, Room 1033 1200 Federal Blvd, Denver CO 80204 Must RSVP on Eventbrite: https://veteransfederaljobssymposium.eventbrite.com Must be registered on state employment site: www.connectingcolorado.com to participate. At this event, you can Meet Federal Agents and HR Managers Network with Employers – many agencies represented including VA, DHS, ICE Create a USA Jobs profile Navigate system for “Veteran specific” opportunities…

Posted in Employment, Training